- Record number: 429
- Site: Caere?
- Position: Eaves
- Roof element: Antefixes, heads
- Comparanda: Cf. Satricum/Capua shell antefixes which are relief version of this painted style. Cf. also Olympia Gorgoneion antefixes from lateral sima?
- Remarks: Cream fillet across front of head; hair below has wide scalloped edge from central peak, curving around right ear in 2 strands. Right ear, disk earring, eyebrows, lids & pupil in red. Scar across top & side from missing strigil shell frame. At back, sloping concave surface, painted dark brown, with very thin wall above very roughly hollowed area behind head.
- Bibliography: Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 70-71, no. 26
- Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
The Caprifico roof in its wider context
- Associated elements: HIN 889, HIN 892
- Type of decoration: Female head
- Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 893
- Mouldmade: yes
- Height: 8.3
- Width: 13.5
- MPD: 6.1
- Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
- Paint: Cream skin, red, dark brown
- Condition: Preserves top of head broken through eyes; scar from strigil shell
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